Orange-Scented Couscous With Moroccan Dressing

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes
Steep: 5 Minutes
Stand: 5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 308
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 10.8 g
Satfat 2 g
Monofat 6.4 g
Polyfat 1.2 g
Protein 7.5 g
Carbohydrate 49.6 g
Fiber 6.5 g
Cholesterol 4 mg
Iron 1.9 mg
Sodium 308 mg
Calcium 35 mg


1/4 cup slivered almonds
4 regular-size orange-flavored tea bags
1 tablespoon butter
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 (12-oz.) box whole wheat couscous
1/2 cup golden raisins


1. Heat 1/4 cup slivered almonds in a small nonstick skillet over medium-low heat, stirring often, 2 to 4 minutes or until toasted.

2. Bring 3 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan; add tea bags, and remove from heat. Cover and steep 5 minutes. Remove and discard tea bags, without squeezing. Stir in butter and salt. Bring tea mixture to a boil; stir in couscous. Cover and cook 2 more minutes or until liquid is absorbed; remove from heat. Let stand, covered, 5 minutes.

3. Fluff couscous with a fork, and stir in almonds, raisins, and Moroccan Dressing until well blended.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Fantastic World Foods Organic Whole Wheat Couscous.

Note: Nutritional analysis includes dressing.

July 2007
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